When at the lake, do as the Great Lakeians (sp?) do

So those of you lucky enough to have a place at McClelland’s Beach, remember, it’s a “cottage”, not a “cabin”. Whether you moved here 60 years ago or yesterday, you’ll enjoy these tips.

“Unique to the Iowa Great Lakes is the use of the word “cottage” to describe your dwelling on the lake. “Cabins” can be found in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Colorado but you own a “cottage” at the Iowa Great Lakes.”
— Aubrey LaFoy, Dickinson County News

Read the rest of the article on what real Iowa Great Lakeians do.

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Karin Livingston

Karin Livingston is a great-great granddaughter of McClelland's Beach founders William and Margaret McClelland. For details, visit her LinkedIn profile: https://www.linkedin.com/pub/karin-livingston/29/a4a/b72

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